San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A free one-day symposium on safer, greener and more sustainable solvents.
- Learn which widely used solvents will be restricted / banned in the near future and the alternatives that the GCCE can help to find.
- Find out which alternative solvents are sustainable and economically attractive compared with conventional organic solvents.
- Guidance on how we can help your business with greener solvents from our experts in solvents research.
- Listen to talks from companies that can supply alternative solvents and those who are currently benefitting from using them, such as Circa.
- Opportunities for knowledge transfer, discussion and networking.
- Demonstration of CHEM21 online solvent selection tool and associated learning resources.
- Taster session on CPD course "Solvent Selection and Substitution".
Who Should Attend?
This event would be of interest to:
This symposium would be of interest to academics and industrialists working in all areas where solvents are used including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, cleaning, formulations, inks and pigments, extractions and analysis
- Tony Duncan, Circa
- Dr Harold Vandenburg, SCI Green Innovations Ltd
- Professor Steven Abbott, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd
- Professor Mike North, University of York
- Professor Andy Abbott, University of Leicester
- Professor Peter License, University of Nottingham
- Dr Janet Scott, University of Bath
- Louise Summerton, University of York
- Stefan Lawrenson, University of York
- Fergal Byrne, University of York
CHEM21 is Europe’s largest public-private partnership dedicated to the development of manufacturing sustainable pharmaceuticals and brings together six pharmaceutical companies (GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer, Janssen, Orion, Pfizer and Sanofi), 13 Universities and four small to medium enterprises from across Europe (www.chem21.eu). CHEM21 has received funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking under grant agreement n°115360, resources of which are composed of financial contribution from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme. (FP7/2007-2013) and EFPIA companies’ in kind contribution. www.imi.europa.eu
When & Where
Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence
The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence at the University of York is a world leading research centre, led by Professor James Clark, which aims to promote the development and implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and related technologies into new products and processes.